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RATINGS: 72   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   IBU: 34   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Hybrid US/UK pale ale.
With an abundance of hops and a sweet caramel backbone, this is a true session beer. A grassy, nutty and flavourful malt body is balanced by citrusy hops and a touch of spice. Clocking in at 34IBUís, this beer is just bitter enough to keep the hopheads coming back without being crushingly dry or astringent.

Note: Also available dry hopped as Augusta Ale Extra Hoppy (AAXH).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cyrenaica (1062) - Milton, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 7, 2011
550ml draught
5.0% ABV
I tried this beer on tap on April 29, 2011 at íCíest What" in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The beer poured a translucent golden copper colour with a thin white head that laced well. The aroma was citrus hops, caramel malt, and alittle spice. The mouthfeel was medium bodied with medium carbonation. The flavour slightly sweet with grapefruity hops. Refreshing and enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thb (707) - Alberta, CANADA - APR 29, 2011
Pours clear golden with thin white head. Like others here, the word "sessionable" immediately jumped to mind. Dry cereal malt with a bit of a caramel kick to it. Hops are the main story - really grassy/herby. Some citrus. Big bitter kick on the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
blankboy (6277) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 18, 2011
Cask at Burger Bar. Dry-Hopped Cask version. Pours a slightly hazy gold with an average size long lasting foamy white head. Aroma is nice and hoppy, lots of resiny hops. Flavour is hoppy with an average length bitter finish. Medium bodied. Great stuff, I hope they can have this on cask year-round.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Spab (2574) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 16, 2011
On tap at Only Cafe. Pours a clear golden colour with small white head. Aroma is green, citric and grassy hops and caramel malt. Flavour has same fresh hops and a decent caramel malt base. Moderate bitterness in finish. Simple but good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopwartz (10) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 14, 2011
Had @ Burger Bar - Citrus hop aroma - Appearance is hazy amber - flavor leafy hop, medium bodied, some toasted malt notes. Pretty sessionable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Radek Kliber (6519) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - APR 13, 2011
Cask at Volo
Aroma citric hop character with golden malts to it. Fresh easy going.
Appearance Light haze on amber. White medium sized top with lace. Good appearance.
Flavor and Palate : Mid bodied. Front accented with citrus, herbal , lemon grass. Mid accented by nutty hop character and soft clean malts. Relaxed refreshing finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mabel (6777) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 11, 2011
[3670-20110408] Cask. Light citrus notes in the aroma otherwise not much. Slightly hazy, bright orange body with a medium-lasting creamy off-white head. Light tree bark citrus flavour has some toasted peel notes. Medium body. Bitter and tasty, so far so good, though maybe a little green. (7/3/7/3/14) 3.4
(@ Volo, Toronto, ON)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sammy (8942) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 9, 2011
UPDATED: APR 13, 2011 on tap at the Burger bar. Mild hop aromas. Light orange colour. A nice citrus, hoppy ale, without an assault on the palate. Above average palate. Hits the mark.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jercraigs (8070) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 9, 2011
UPDATED: MAY 8, 2011 2011-05-06. Crisp orange amber body with a nice foamy white head and lace. 3+ flavor is pleasantly hoppy, mild green hops and mild resin, modest orange citrus with a citrus oil like twist to it. 7+ aroma is modest but pleasant, orange citrus is entangled with modest resin character. Average palate is a bit light and lightly carbonated, but pretty decent for a cask. Significantly better than previous sample. 7/3/7/3/15 Cask dry-hopped with Simcoe, Burger Bar, Toronto

2011-04-08. Crisp golden orange, nice white head and lace. 3+ interesting hop character. Herbaceous leafy character and very muted citrus kiss. 6+ Flavour has similar green herbaceous hops, floral hints, grassy touches linger in the finish, mild pale malt base but hops are the main event. Lingering leafy notes in the finish. Smooth average palate. Decent but the hop profile is not to my own tastes. Other ratings reference more citrus than I found in it so perhaps I will re-rate this if future samplings are more to my tastes. 7/3/6/3/15 At Volo, Toronto

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
garthicus (2733) - Dublin, IRELAND - APR 8, 2011
UPDATED: APR 17, 2011 Augusta Ale - Burger Bar Appearance: golden orange, very little visible carbonation & a small snow white head.† Aroma: quite a grassy nose at first, mildly spiced with some good malt & woodiness.† Flavour: Grainy & grassy up front, quite a nutty undertone with hints of spices. Quite flavourful with an enjoyable malt finish. Itís quite sessionable indeed!

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